Criminology BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

Student rating
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( 3.8) 876 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE M931
Criminology examines the problem of crime, why people offend and how crime is controlled. This course will prepare you for a career in the criminal justice system or wider human services as you develop both theory and practical skills and understand how to apply them in real-world settings. World-leading research into community safety, offending and youth justice informs this course.The BA (Hons) Criminology course will allow you to achieve a range of skills and levels of personal enquiry... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
128th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
122nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
64th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Sociology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 72 = 28% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Sociology
38%
Psychology
26%
Law
21%
English Literature
18%
English Language
15%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,650 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Criminology reviews

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Sima
05 Dec 18

Criminology BA (Hons)

Overall experience has been great so far. Staff have been really...
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04 Feb 15

Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons)

This uni is amazing with great support from student support and the student union also the lecturers are brilliant...

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How Criminology students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 20 reviews

5 star 40%
4 star 20%
3 star 20%
2 star 15%
1 star 5%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 876 reviews

5 star 21%
4 star 45%
3 star 27%
2 star 4%
1 star 3%
University of Bedfordshire
CompUniGuide ranking
122nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
Only 30 minutes by train from central London and you arrive at the University of Bedfordshire. Although a new university, it remains an institution with a rich heritage, and academic roots dating back to 1882. The University of Bedfordshire has 20,000 students from more than 120 countries worldwide, and is spread across five campuses: Luton campus A town centre based campus which boasts a range of industry-standard facilities as a result of a major investment programme, including a new seven-storey library. Bedford campus An enclosed leafy campus which houses the PE and Sport Science Centre which was used to train athletes in the 2012 Olympic Games. Putteridge Bury An Elizabethan mansion which is home to many of our postgraduate students, and the University Conference Centre.

Where you'll study

University of Bedfordshire

Park Square
Luton
LU1 3JU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Luton  0.2 miles away

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